Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the second inning and the Twins never gave up the lead as they beat the White Sox, 7-4, at Target Field. Justin Morneau hit a two-run shot in the sixth, while Kevin Correia improved to 6-and-4. Correia pitched six-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball and struck out six. Glen Perkins locked up his 18th save, helping Minnesota take the first two of the three-game set.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.